Archives: Landlord and tenant – residential

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L&Ts – guidance

September 2021 | Landlord and tenant – residential

We have regularly reported on rapid changes to the requirements for possession proceedings since the start of the pandemic. Practitioners will be interested to note that the government has recently updated its non-statutory guidance for Ls and Ts in the private and social rented sector on: rent, mortgage payments and possession proceedings; and health and …

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Right to rent checks – updated again

September 2021 | Landlord and tenant – residential

We reported in our July/August 2021 edition (p25) on the right to rent checks. Before L can rent out a residential property in England, they must check that T has the ‘right to rent’. Form 30 March 2020 the government introduced what it described as ‘temporary’ checks as a response to Covid-19. These state that: …

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Right to rent – temporary changes extended

July/August 2021 | Landlord and tenant – residential

We reported in our June 2021 edition (p27) on the right to rent checks. Before L can rent out a residential property in England, they must check that the T or lodger has the ‘right to rent’. The basic procedure is that L must: check which adults will be the ‘tenant’; ask them for original …

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Section 8 – flowchart

July/August 2021 | Landlord and tenant – residential

Property Industry Eye contains an article by David d’Orton Gibson commenting on the s8 notice of seeking possession. By way of reminder, the government website states that: ‘If you gave your tenant notice before 26 March 2020, you would have needed to give them up to two months to leave, depending on the reason for …

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